Ruby Lott-Lavigna

Staff Writer

politics

The Brexit Power Ranking

Consider this your digested read on all the new developments in the biggest exercise of self-inflicted misery the UK has ever put itself through.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
Simon Childs
8.16.19
renting

Landlords Are Still Screwing Renters Over, Despite the Tenancy Fee Ban

Two months after estate agents were banned from charging admin fees, VICE has found cases of landlords hiking rents to cover these costs.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
8.9.19
Film

The Kids of China's 80s One-Child Policy Still Feel Its Pain

‘One Child Nation’, a new film by director Nanfu Wang, explores the ongoing impact of decades-long population control.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
8.9.19
Save Yourselves

‘Lightweighting’ – The Trick Supermarkets Use to Get Around Plastic Targets

VICE has found cases of Sainsbury’s switching glass bottles for plastic, while other major supermarkets are thinning plastic packaging, rather than removing it.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.30.19
VICE Does 'Love Island'

The Final 'Love Island' 2019 Power Ranking

Amber and Greg rise up: your time is now.
Lauren O'Neill
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
Nana Baah
7.29.19
tv

The True Story of How Your Data Was Stolen to Fix Elections

VICE speaks to the directors of 'The Great Hack', a new Netflix documentary about the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.24.19
politics

What Our New PM Boris Johnson's Mates and Coworkers Say About Him

You know it's bad when even your old boss goes on record about how much he hates you.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.23.19
The 50 Best British TV Shows Since 2000

The 'Come Dine with Me' Narrator Reveals the Show's Secrets

"There have been some catastrophic ones. I remember, very early, there was a guy who spent like 50p on pigs' trotters."
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.23.19
VICE Does 'Love Island'

The 'Love Island' 2019 Power Ranking: Week 7

Or: "Vindication for any woman who has been victimised by a man in circulation-hindering jeans."
Lauren O'Neill
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
Daisy Jones
Emma Garland
7.22.19
VICE Does 'Love Island'

The Love Island 2019 Power Ranking: Week Six

Who is up and who is down after a week in which we saw many hallowed 'Love Island' traditions honoured?
Lauren O'Neill
Emma Garland
Nana Baah
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.15.19
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British Club Promoters are Fist-Fighting Over Flyering Territory in Magaluf

A video shared on a Spanish newspaper's website shows the men fighting as a group surround them and cheer, "Come on!"
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.11.19
Football

All the Heroes and Villains of the 2019 Women's World Cup

Big up Megan Rapinoe. Big up Sari van Veenendaal. Once again, fuck VAR.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.8.19
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